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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: experimental, psychological, contemplative, sincere, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, realistic, surreal, spiritual ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, friends, self discovery, hopes, society, introspection, artists and showbiz, small town, bad trip, materialism, unfulfillment, cause and meaning, religions or cults, performer's life, hollywood, twentysomething life, depression, economics, imagination, travel, surrealism, shapeshifting, metropolis, recession
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, northern california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about friendship, hopes, friends, family relations, society, introspection and self discovery mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: My Dog Tulip (2009), The Prophet (2014), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), The Toe Tactic (2008), $9.99 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: experimental, surreal, stylized, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: introspection, young lovers, city life, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, cause and meaning, postmodernism, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.8
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, pets, friendship, wounded animal, rescue, dog movie, memoir, human animal relationship, friends, bittersweet, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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73%
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The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, introspection, single mother, friendship, painter, girl, fantasizing, house arrest, healing, mute child, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, nightmare, hospital, divorced parents, introspection, hopes, direction and purpose, mental illness, mental disorder, mental instability, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Toe Tactic (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, offbeat
Plot: imaginary, family problems, death in the family, human nature, homecoming, dealing with death, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, single woman, teacher, benign alien, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, humorous, touching, contemplative, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, hopes, society, social misfits, introspection, human nature, loneliness, meaning of life, apartment building, life philosophy, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: buddhism, surrealism, taxi driver, workplace situations, life turned upside down, workplace, dream, brother brother relationship, happiness, urban, dealing with death, radio dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 393
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: art, unfulfillment, tragic hero, prodigy, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, obsession, performer's life, family relations, bipolar disorder
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, society, murder, rotoscoping, axe, social misfits, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, human spirit, love affair, self discovery, youth, love and romance, immigrants, fall in love, parents and children, young lovers, hopes, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: orphan, haunted by the past, self discovery, obsessive quest, hopes, introspection, homecoming, adoption, adopted son, parent child relationship, part animation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say ...
Style: mind bending, experimental, atmospheric, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: twins, family relations, mental illness, child illness, doctors and patients, siblings relations, supernatural, orphan, supernatural ability, imagination, mental institution, womb ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 18K
The Congress (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, futuristic, surreal, philosophical ...
Plot: hallucination, actor's life, lifestyle, parallel world, moral dilemma, child illness, one last job, escape from reality, aging, society, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.8
 62K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: existentialism, philosophy, dream, lifestyle, human nature, bohemian life, imaginary, daydreamer, alternate reality, computer animation, surrealism, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
After Last Season (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of scientists is developing a new technology that captures the thoughts of a human subject and changes them into images. Still in its infancy, the technology changes thoughts into simple images and shapes. Two company interns (Matthew Andrews ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, controversial, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, parkinson's disease, supernatural ability, future dystopia, society, scientific experiment, corporation, ghost, offscreen killing, a vision, laboratory, medical school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Client List (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: massage parlor, prostitute, life is a bitch, workplace, parents and children, family problems, family relations, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, unemployment, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, childhood, loneliness, dream, teenage life, self discovery, young girl, village, estate, photograph, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, childhood memory, old age, rescue, fighting the system, parents and children, friends, golden years, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth -The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: The story takes place in the second half of the 19th century, as Japanese culture gains popularity in the West. A young Japanese girl, Yune, accompanies a French traveler, Oscar, on his journey back to France, and offers to help at the family's ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, light, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, social differences, culture clash, friends, disorder, fish out of water, society, slice of life, couples, family relations, rivalry, store ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, writer's life, hopes, rebelliousness, introspection, family life, archive footage, cold war, rebellion, leaving home, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, russia
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40%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: friendship, love and romance, fall in love, introspection, self discovery, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, human nature, hopes, filmmaking, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Latvia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: strong female presence, mental illness, depression, women, redemption, imaginary, hopes, family relations, mental health, escapades, female director, artist ...
Place: latvia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: exciting, serious, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, mutant, youth, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, high school life, adventure, friendship, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, treasure hunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, adult animation ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, working class, social decay, friends, disorder, partners, love and romance, society, misfit, hollywood, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, magical, magician, friendship, coming of age, artists and showbiz, odd couple, french, age difference, art, stage, frustration ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: england, paris france, france, scotland, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, wilderness, rescue, love, danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: prophet, desert, folk hero, leadership, self discovery, human spirit, miraculous event, obsessive quest, fighting the system, good versus evil, hopes, clergy ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 7th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Marona's Fantastic Tale (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: France, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marona, an innocent and empathetic little female dog, remembers the life she has shared with different masters, whom she has loved unconditionally.
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, female director, adaptation, family, destiny, society, friendship, love, adventure, female protagonist, female writer, bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nightmare, massacre, haunted by the past, war, army, soldier, memory loss, military, tragic event, guilt, politics, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Moondance Alexander (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance ...
Style: feel good, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, human spirit, against the odds, young heroes, follow your dream, obsessive quest, ambition, horse, youth, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%